Using Settlement Agreements Made In The Regulatory Context In Subsequent Civil Proceedings Canadian Defence Lawyers - Hearsay · Sep 1, 2016


In the recent decision of MacRury v. Keybase Financial Group Inc., the Honourable Madame Justice Boudreau of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court held that admissions of professional misconduct in a Settlement Agreement made in the regulatory context are an insufficient basis for granting summary judgment in the parallel civil action. However, Boudreau, J. confirmed that the Settlement Agreement may be admissible for the truth of their contents at the civil trial, although it is to be weighed against all other evidence.

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